In the '90s, the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) began a plan to generate some of its own electricity. Now, the school is pairing that goal with energy recovery and subsequent distribution to build a long-term strategy for its two plants and 25,000 students. By John Cuttica, Ron Fiskum, and Richard Sweetser
A difficult project is one thing, but entering a project in medias res can prove even trickier. See how one consulting firm helped steer a major federal facility overhaul toward greater efficiency and a new degree of controls interoperability, all on a tight schedule. By Joanna Turpin
Why was one floor’s laboratory ventilation failing to keep up, when it was even the closest floor to the rooftop fans? Some system sleuthing led two engineers to a fitting conclusion. Read more stories in May Issue 2017.